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Chronicle of Higher Education: Bowdoin 'Resets Jefferson's Bar for Campus Architecture'

Story posted May 17, 2010

America's college campuses have a whole lot of new buildings that were designed to blend in with earlier architecture.

According to Lawrence Biemiller, most of them miss the mark and some are "cartoon-grade terrible."


Biemiller, a senior writer for The Chronicle of Higher Education, suggests that campus planners look to a few special campuses — including Bowdoin's — for a primer on how to do it right.

Read the article.

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